A plaque remaining from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem.

Above, a 1934 plaque from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem. Discarded as trash in 2006.

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Entry from January 12, 2017
“A man walks into a bar wearing a tie fastener…” (bar joke)

“A guy walks into a bar...” is a typical form of what has been called the “bar joke.” A tie fastener version is:

“A man walks into a bar wearing a tie fastener. The barman says, ‘Sorry, we don’t like your tie-pin (type in) here.’”

The joke was posted on Twitter on September 21, 2011 and probably originated on Sickipedia.


Twitter
Robin Flavell
‏@RobinFlavell
A man walks into a bar wearing a tie fastened with a clasp. The barman says “Sorry, we don’t want your tie pin here”
9:57 AM - 21 Sep 2011

Twitter
Tog WaccieAccie
‏@waccieaccie
“@jacques_aih: A man walks into a bar wearing a tie fastened with a clasp. The barman says “Sorry, we don’t want your tie pin here"”I smiled
9:58 AM - 21 Sep 2011

Twitter
sickipediabot
‏@sickipediabot
A man walks into a bar wearing a tie fastener.
The barman says, “Sorry, we don’t like your tie-pin here.”
8:44 PM - 29 Oct 2011

Twitter
funny humour
‏@funnyhumour
A man walks into a bar wearing a tie fastener.  The barman says, “Sorry, we don’t like your tie-pin here.”
2:19 AM - 30 Oct 2011

Google Books
The Mammoth Book of One-Liners
Compiled by Geoff Tibballs
London: Constable & Robinson Ltd
2012
Pg. ?:
A man walks into a bar wearing a tie fastener. The bartender says: “We don’t want your tie-pin here.”

Google Books
5,000 Sidesplitting Jokes and One-Liners
Compiled by Grant Tucker
New York, NY: Skyhorse Publishing
2013
Pg. 272:
A man walks into a bar wearing a tie fastener. The barman says, ‘Sorry, we don’t like your tie-pin here.’

18 February 2016, The Daily Mirror (London, UK), pg. 2:
Today’s giggle
A man walks into a bar wearing a tie fastener. The barman says: “I’m very sorry but we don’t like your tie-pin here.”

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityRestaurants/Bars/Bakeries/Food Stores • Thursday, January 12, 2017 • Permalink